Tennessee at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 3 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.1 as they are averaging 79.0 points per contest while giving up 69.9 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 6-9. They are averaging 71.0 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-5 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 6-6 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-10 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-8 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Grant Williams averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Admiral Schofield averages 12.9 points per contest in 25.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jeff Roberson scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee averages 79.0 points per contest this year, which is 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 211th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 48th in Division 1. They average 38.0 boards per contest and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 95th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 150th with 13.7 per game. The Volunteers allow 69.9 points per contest, which is 117th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 143rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 229th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 67th place in college basketball. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 260th in the country with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 322nd in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 277th in Division 1. They are 138th in the country in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 272nd in assists per game with 12.5. The Commodores are 226th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Commodores give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 136th and 48th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 131st with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 9th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest this year.
The Volunteers are 97th in the country in defensive rating with 97.2, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 78th. They are 190th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 190th. As a unit they are 143rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 209th in D-1. Tennessee is 199th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 59th in the country.
Vanderbilt is 201st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 87th in Division 1. The Commodores are 195th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.9, and their offensive rating of 103.8 is ranked 200th. They are 294th in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 281st. As a unit they are 236th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee -3
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